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December 17 Green Energy News

Headline News:

  • “BYD May Lead In EV Deliveries And Tesla Will Pass Toyota” • While BYD could threaten Tesla’s crown for the world’s largest EV maker, some argue that another metric matters far more. Analysts predict Tesla’s operating profit will surpass global leader Toyota’s. This could represent another industry-wide disruption from the US automaker. [CleanTechnica]

New Tesla Roadster (Tesla Fans Schweiz, Unsplash)

  • “Virgin To Fly ‘Net-Zero’ Transatlantic Boeing 787” • Virgin Atlantic plans to operate a Boeing 787 from London to New York, powered solely by waste oils and fats, a move hailed as a step toward reducing aviation’s significant environmental impact. Billed as the “world’s first” net zero transatlantic flight, the aircraft will hit the skies in 2023. [CNN]
  • “The World Is Burning More Coal Than Ever Before, New Report Shows” • The global energy crisis caused by Russia’s war on Ukraine has pushed global demand for coal to a record high in 2022, the International Energy Agency said. The growth is mostly down to a rapid rise in the prices of natural gas. Coal is the most polluting fossil fuel. [CNN]
  • “Egypt’s New Energy Projects To Add 55 GW To Renewable Energy” • According to Egypt’s top renewable energy official, Egypt will soon be a major global energy hub. The country signed several projects in November that would add almost 55 GW to its existing solar and winds power capacity. The projects are to produce green hydrogen, [SolarQuarter]
  • “Tesla Gigafactory In Texas Now Producing 3,000 Model Y EVs Per Week” • Tesla Gigafactory Texas has reached a production rate of 3,000 Model Y EVs per week. That’s 156,000 Model Y crossovers or SUVs per year from this new factory, but expect the number to keep climbing quickly and end well above that rate a year from now. [CleanTechnica]

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